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News and Events

Read all the news from East Cheshire NHS Trust and find out about the events we run and how you can get involved.

Welcome to our News and Events page.

Here you can read all the news from East Cheshire NHS Trust and find out about the events we run and how you can get involved.

Staff Appreciation Week

Today, on Valentine’s Day, staff across East Cheshire NHS Trust were gifted with tasty treats from the Executive team to thank them for everything they do to look after our patients and their families.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust features on ITV News

Staff at East Cheshire NHS Trust have been featured in a Behind the Scenes ITV national news story which aired last night, showcasing how the trust’s services are working together with local partners to reduce A&E waiting times and avoid hospital admissions.

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Industrial Action Information

East Cheshire NHS Trust will be affected by the upcoming Chartered Society of Physiotherapy industrial action taking place on Thursday 9th February 2023.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust is delighted to announce that Aislinn O’Dwyer has been appointed to the role of Chair

NHS England has confirmed the appointment of Aislinn O’Dwyer as Chair of East Cheshire NHS Trust.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust welcomes ITV News to film special report and showcase how services are working to improve patient experience

East Cheshire NHS Trust welcomed ITV News through its doors to film a special report on the work being done across the system to improve the experience for patients.

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Macclesfield’s annual Pancake Race back for 2023!

The annual event will be taking place on Shrove Tuesday (21st February 2023) to raise funds for East Cheshire NHS Trust’s ECHO charity.

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Macclesfield Hospital’s Ward 9 undergoes dementia-friendly refurbishment

Staff on Macclesfield hospital’s Ward 9 have this week unveiled a brand new refurbishment to help enhance the environment for patients living with dementia.

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World AIDS Day message from Deputy Director of Nursing and Quality at East Cheshire NHS Trust – Thursday 1st December

To increase awareness of the campaign, Paul Devlin, Deputy Director of Nursing, shares an important message on World Aids Day.

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Radiology Department given a splash of colour thanks to local watercolour artist

Cheshire based painter, Allie Pottinger has donated two spectacular murals to improve patient experience in the department at Macclesfield District General Hospital.

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Exciting plans for new elective treatment centre and A&E refurbishment at Macclesfield Hospital to improve patient care

East Cheshire NHS Trust has been awarded almost £6m to refurbish its former Cancer Resource Centre and A&E as part of its elective recovery programme.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust teams celebrate success at the Greater Manchester Health and Care Research Awards

A huge congratulations to East Cheshire NHS Trust’s Research Team and Community Midwives who were recognised for their fantastic work at the recently held 2022 Greater Manchester Clinical Research Awards.

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Chair of the Board announcement

Following the natural end of her tenure, Lynn McGill will step down as Chair of the Board at East Cheshire NHS Trust this Autumn. The news was announced at the trust's Public Trust Board meeting this afternoon.

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